TOXIC FALLOUT FROM THE WORLD CUP

TOXIC FALLOUT FROM THE WORLD CUP »

27 Dec, 2022
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At the World Cup final, Argentina wrestled the magnificent $20 million, 18-carat solid gold World Cup trophy from France, the defending champion. Enthusiastic sports commentators raved about “the best supermatch of all time.” But when the dust of the desert has settled, there’s nothing left in Doha but the bitter taste of defeat – a defeat brought on by the failure of sportswashing to gloss over the Qatari image and present the Gulf state to the world as a liberal modern state. Among the debris from the Qatar fallout is the tarnished image of the European Parliament, some of whose MEPs, staff and lobbyists are accused of accepting succulent sportswashing bribes from Qatar. Upbraiding the suspects, EP President Roberta Metsola said, “Shame on you for violating the trust of the people of Europe.”

SPAIN IS CROWNED BASKETBALL WORLD CHAMPION !

SPAIN IS CROWNED BASKETBALL WORLD CHAMPION ! »

19 Sep, 2019
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Spain never let up, overpowering its Championship rival from start to finish. The final score was Spain 95 – Argentina 75. The Basketball World Cup in Beijing is Spain’s second Championship win, the first being in 2006, beating Greece 70-47 in Saitama, Japan. But while still basking in the glow of its recent coup on the court, La Roja is now setting its sights on the gold medal at the Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo!

A NEW AGE OF FOOTBALL BECKONS AS SPAIN REAPS BENEFITS OF VIDEO REFERRING »

2 Apr, 2017
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"Spain was full of ideas, creativity and confidence in their attacking play. There was a spring in their step, like the Spain of five years ago."

JUDGING A SCHOOL BY ITS EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES »

5 Jul, 2014
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Academics are crucial but complementary extracurricular activities help make a school really great